Shares of Waste Management Inc.
inched 0.38% higher to $140.88 Tuesday, on what proved to be an all-around mixed trading session for the stock market, with the Dow Jones Industrial Average
rising 0.06% to 34,133.03 and the S&P 500 Index
falling 0.67% to 4,164.66. This was the stock's sixth consecutive day of gains. Waste Management Inc. hit a new 52-week high, surpassing its previous peak of $140.68, which the company achieved on May 3rd.
The stock demonstrated a mixed performance when compared to some of its competitors Tuesday, as Republic Services Inc.
rose 0.66% to $108.70, Waste Connections Inc.
rose 1.21% to $121.75, and Veolia Environnement S.A. ADR
fell 1.57% to $31.33. Trading volume (1.6 M) remained 464,858 below its 50-day average volume of 2.0 M.